Stan and C++ readings

By Edward Roualdes | February 18, 2018

Contributed Post by Edward Roualdes

Lately, I’ve been reading everything I can get my hands on surrounding Stan, the probabilistic programming language. A particularly awesome paper, written by Bob Carpenter et. al., discusses their efforts at automatic differentiation. The paper mentions quite a few tricks of the trade surrounding the wide world of C++. In the last week, I dove head first into these various C++ ideas. I found them interesting, and I hope someone else will too.

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